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Chicago Tribune: Take Your Game Outside

Here's a great article based on our book, Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games, from the Chicago Tribune: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-05-22/features/sc-fam-0522-lawn-games-20120522_1_social-ice-finnish-game-high-school-soccer-team ...

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Lawn-A-Thon Festival Set for Western Mass

[caption id="attachment_5139" align="alignleft" width="279" caption="Entertainer Dennis Caraher will be on hand to keep the kids smiling at the first Lawn-A-Thon Festival."][/caption] Ready, set . . . play and learn. The first Lawn-A-Thon festival, combining old-fashioned outdoor games from around the world, along with educational opportunities and family entertainment, is set for historic Look Memorial Par ...

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Boys & Girls Clubs, SafeLawns Find Common Ground

[caption id="attachment_5125" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="The popular Finnish game Molkky was a big hit with the crowd at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America national convention in San Diego on Friday."][/caption] Calling the Boys & Girls Clubs of America attendees inspirational community leaders, SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey challenged the organization to help keep communities across the nation pe ...

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Boys & Girls Clubs Feature SafeLawns

[caption id="attachment_5120" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="These are four of the 14 stops we made during April to promote natural lawn care and healthy outdoor play. "][/caption] The SafeLawns spring 2012 tour makes a significant stop today, presenting to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America national convention at the Grand Hyatt Convention Center in San Diego, Ca. Co-authors Victoria Rowell and Paul ...

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Get Out & Play America: The Radio Tour is Tomorrow

As a part of the kickoff for our book, Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games, our publisher, Storey, has arranged for a 24-city radio tour . . . and Victoria Rowell and I don't even have to leave the comfort of our own homes. We'll be talking about getting off the couch and getting back outside, as well as how to maintain landscapes naturally without toxic substances. So if you're within earshot, listen in ...

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More Than 10,000 Children Enjoy Philly EarthFest

[caption id="attachment_5090" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Of the dozens of games available to the children from the SafeLawns Lawn Games for Life demonstration, the old-fashioned sack races proved most popular. "][/caption] Organizers estimated more than 10,000 children, many from the inner city of Philadelphia, were able to enjoy lawn games and myriad other environmental educational opportunitie ...

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Northeastern Students Relish Their Day in the Sun

[caption id="attachment_5039" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="A Northeastern University student attempts Double Jump between the ropes during the school's Tag, Toss & Run field day last Tuesday. (Northeastern Photo)"][/caption] Northeastern University student Karly Domsky offered this review of the Tag, Toss & Run field day presented by SafeLawns last Tuesday: http://www.lib.neu.edu/snippets/?p=4879. ...

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Captain Planet Unveils Tag, Toss & Run Book

[caption id="attachment_5011" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Authors Paul Tukey and Victoria Rowell share their new book with Captain Planet at the foundation's Friday night reception in Atlanta."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5013" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Hosts Laura Turner Seydel and Rutherford Seydel, right, welcomed Atlanta Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli along with Paul and V ...

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Tag, Toss & Run Showcase Wows Disney Audiences

Paul Tukey, the co-author of Tag, Toss & Run, was on hand this week at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival where he showcased his new book and talked about the importance of sustainable lawn care and landscaping. These photos were contributed by Disney photographer Ron Riccio: [caption id="attachment_4991" align="alignleft" width="587" caption="SafeLawns Founder Paul Tukey explains that part of his mission i ...

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